The Enhanced Harness Research Project  

The Dept of Bioengineering, Imperial College, London

 

Aim:

To produce a set of guidelines that will enable designers and manufacturers to continue improving safety, comfort and functionality of fall arrest systems used in rock climbing

 

Method:

To establish the characteristics of the interaction between the climber and the fall arrest system using the latest biomechanical analysis.

 

Research Team:

 

Anthony Bull,            Professor of Musculoskeletal Mechanics. Head of the Department of Bioengineering

 

Spyros Masouros    Lecturer in Trauma Biomechanics  Imperial College

 

Adam Ouzeri           MSc Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College

 

Michael Yang          MSc Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College

 

Heidi  Liu                 MSc Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College

 

Project Manager

 

David Bruton           Instructor Iota Climbing. Project Manager

 

Technical Adviser

 

Paulo Fubini            Chief Instructor        Arrampica Ltd

 

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